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« on: April 14, 2019, 09:51:45 PM »

Hi All,

Don't have a picture yet but I found a tiny coin copper/bronze with Scottish Thistle on one side and looks like "IIII" with crown above? and E? R on either side. Smaller than a 5p piece. Is that Elizabeth 1st if ER?

Never seen one before.

Will get a picture when I can.

Regards,
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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2019, 11:33:10 PM »

Well done
Its a Charles the 1st scottish Turner 2 pence
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« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2019, 12:17:19 AM »

Thanks Nobby.

You helped me in the right direction as it looked like an E R but I can see it is an I R for James.

However, it is not a coin, I have just found an example on PAS:

https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/225914

I will post a picture of mine at some point.

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